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D. To generate steel take off

To generate a summary of all steel sections with their lengths and weights for the whole structure or a list of members, use the following procedure.

  1. On the Steel Design - Whole Structure dialog, click Commands. The Design Commands dialog opens. The tabs (if any) available in this dialog are dependant on the current design code selection. Not all commands are available for every design code.
  2. Select the take off table you want to include:
    To… Select…
    generate a list of sections used including total length and weight the TAKE OFF tab
    generate a list sorted by members including the length and weight of the member and section used the MEMBER TAKE OFF tab
  3. Click Add.
  4. Click Close.
  5. Assign the take off commands to members or to a named group of members.